| Shareholder Activism

October 2017: Significant activist filings

  • Zero in M. Cap indicates that the company is no longer traded.
  • M. Cap is as on filing date.
wdt_IDDateCompany NameTicker M.Cap ($, mm)Filer nameTitleLink
1 31 Oct 2017 AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING INC ADP 51,000 PERSHING SQUARE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P. ISS & Glass & Lewis recommends that ADP shareholders elect Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman to ADP’s Board Link
2 31 Oct 2017 DECKERS OUTDOOR CORP DECK 2,184 MARCATO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP Marcato Capital seeks support for its nominees in Deckers Outdoor Corporation Link
3 31 Oct 2017 HILL INTERNATIONAL INC HIL 275 CORNWALL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP Engine Capital initiates active stake in Hill International Link
4 30 Oct 2017 GIGAMON INC GIMO (Acquired) 0 ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, L.P. Gigamon enters into definitive agreement to be acquired by Elliott Management Link
5 30 Oct 2017 AVID BIOSERVICES INC CDMO 205 STAFFORD JOHN S III Ronin Trading and SW Investment Management issued an investor presentation on Avid Bioservices Link
6 27 Oct 2017 BABCOCK & WILCOX ENTERPRISES INC BW 199 VIEX CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC VIEX Capital Advisors stated that it plans to reconstitute the Board of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises at the 2018 AGM Link
7 27 Oct 2017 EQT CORP EQT 11,000 JANA PARTNERS LLC Jana Partners asks to withdraw its proxy materials filed in opposition to EQT’s acquisition of Rice Energy Link
8 27 Oct 2017 INGLES MARKETS INC IMKTA 483 GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL GAMCO plans to nominate Director candidates in Ingles Markets Link
9 26 Oct 2017 MVC CAPITAL INC MVC 218 METAGE CAPITAL LTD Metage shareholder proposal was not approved by the shareholders of MVC Capitall’s upcoming AGM Link
10 26 Oct 2017 POTBELLY CORP PBPB 302 GRIZZLYROCK INSTITUTIONAL VALUE PARTNERS, LP GrizzlyRock Capital initiated its active stake in Potbelly Corporation Link